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Jan 15, 2013 6:00pm PST
reporter don ford on what the nra says is its true aim. >> reporter: many first person shooter games promote mass slaughter of people and mass destruction. now the national rifle association is taking aim with its own version of a videogame called practice range. public relations strategist rachel kay says this is a big step for the nra. >> in the past, they have pointed fingers at videogames. they have pointed fingers at hollywood for contributing to the recent violence. and, you know, with this app they kind of run the risk of sending conflicting messages. >> reporter: nobody gets shot and there's no blood in the nra game. it features three common target ranges. each separated by firearms safety tips. >> it seems to me more of a learning tool than a videogame. >> reporter: this nra certified firearms instructor isn't impressed. >> i think it would be really, really tough to link this to inciting violence. this is almost cartoonish technology looks like something early atari videogame. certainly in the realistic. >> reporter: the game is targeting an audience of kids 4 and up. altho
Jan 16, 2013 6:00pm PST
governor brown and how the nra brought mr. obama's daughters into the debate. >> developing news out of algeria. americans held hostage after a terrorist attack on an oil facility. >> just saw a big ball of flame and smoke. >> what caused this fiery scene in the middle of the street during rush hour. and through monday get 3 years interest-free financing on selected models. don't miss sleep train's year end clearance sale. ♪ your ticket to a better night's sleep ♪ now at 6:30.. the president now at 6:30.. the president lays out an ambitious agenda to >>> i'm calling on congress to pass specific proposals right away. >> now at 6:30, the president lays out an ambitious agenda to address gun violence in america. he promises he won't back down from a fight. he is urging congress to put politics aside and act now. cbs 5 reporter grace lee tells us he is also using the power of his office to take steps on his own. >> reporter: that's right. the president has signed 23 executive directives and he put into policy everything from researching the impacts of gun violence by the cdc to appointi
Jan 7, 2013 6:00pm PST
the nra many here say having guns on campus even more protection would have a negative impact on the children. >> armed guards roaming the campus i think is a bad idea. i don't want my children to live in fear. that makes them more fearful. >> we want the kids to grow up to be adults that don't carry firearms and feel safe everywhere. if we start them in kindergarten where there are firearms in the schools, that's what we're raising. >> reporter: the district says it is not planning an armed presence. for now, they'll concentrate on keeping their eyes open and the doors locked. >> this is a great first step. it is a no brainer. >> in kentfield, john ramos cbs 5. >>> six months after the colorado theater massacre, a week long hearing began today to determine whether james holmes will stand trial for the july rampage that killed 12 and wounded dozens more. the hearing was so packed it took overflowing courtrooms to hold the shooting survivors survivors and victim's families. >> i was crying like everybody else. i couldn't keep -- i'm going to cry now. part of my president -- part of wa
Jan 10, 2013 6:00pm PST
common ground with the nra has been difficult. the national rifle association says it's closed door meeting with biden had more do with taking away gun rights than protecting children. the white house is looking to ban assault weapons and high capacity magazines. that's a hard sell to gun owners but there's another proposal that seems to be gaining traction. >> there's a surprising so far a surprising, uhm, recurrence of suggestions that we have universal background checks. >> reporter: currently about 40% of all u.s. gun sales don't require background checks. stern supports background checks for all gun purchases. but says banning weapons won't stop violence. >> gun control is not a prescription for the evil of human nature. you can't legislate bad intentions out of people. >> reporter: the vice president's task force is looking to gun retailers to help bridge the divide. several, including walmart, took part in meetings thursday. danielle nottingham, cbs news, the white house. >>> in menlo park, one of those win a house raffles turned into a protest. activists showed up at a $4.1
Jan 9, 2013 6:00pm PST
meeting with the nra and members of the entertainment and video to game industries to hear their ideas, as well. and for congressman thompson, he is hoping to introduce his proposals to the house in early february. liz? >> grace, thank you. >>> the berkeley school district will hire consultants to reexamine safety procedures in the event of a gunman on campus. the move comes following the massacre at sandy hook elementary school in newtown, connecticut. the consultants will work with police and fire departments on a what to do plan not only for when a violent person comes on campus, but also in the event of earthquakes and fire. >>> this is a story cbs 5 has been following for months. students are telling us brutal acts of bullying are happening far too often in one bay area school district. and a number of parents are quick to add, the district is doing nothing to stop it. >> reporter: it's cell phone video of a brutal attack in a schoolyard. you see victim struggling to defend herself while other students watch and laugh. [ laughter ] >> reporter: the girl getting hummelled, 11-year-
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